Oct 14, 2012 1:35am EDT
weekend as he fine-tunes his speaking points for a debate on tuesday. as for mitt romney he'll be looking for a repeat of his last debate performance which gave him a boost in ratings pinning the two in a neck and neck race in recent polls. i'm ken molestina, 9 news now. >> historically no republican has ever won the presidential election without winning the state of ohio. >>> two f-16 fighter jets intercepted two planes flying in an oa restricted area over williamsburg, virginia, during president obama's visit there. the planes were spotted within 15 minutes of each other. both were escorted out of that restricted area and allowed to continue their flights. >>> an obama campaign office has been hit by a bullet. >> reporter: the happened friday afternoon at the campaign office in downtown denver. people say several people were inside the office at the time. nobody was hurt. tonight, investigators are reviewing video from surveillance cameras to try and determine just who fired that shot. >>> two women are hospitalized tonight after a fire in a northwest washington apartment building. that
Oct 9, 2012 11:00pm EDT
claim to be religious men and if the polls are right it would appear it was romney whose prayers were answered in the presidential debate this week. the polls have shifted since, with romney gaining ground and leading in some polls he was trailing a week ago. both were out this evening. gary nurenberg is here with both. >> reporter: they were both in the key swing state of ohio this evening and the numbers are different than a week ago, different than before the debate. the election is four weeks from today. >> four more weeks. four more weeks. >> reporter: mitt romney was upbeat in the tuesday evening rally in ohio and with good reason shall. since last week's debate and his widely perceived win, new polls have moved his way. he's 49 and obama 47 in the polls. in ohio, 48/47, romney. a new cnn poll has obama ahead. all those polls within the margin of error is close. romney's family reportedly won a fight with campaign handlers leading to a candidate telling more personal stories this week. tuesday night he spoke of inadvertently crashing a party and meeting a former navy seal.
Oct 10, 2012 11:00pm EDT
are preparing for tonight's vice presidential debate. the polls show the presidential race is neck and neck. mitt romney teamed up with chris christy on the campaign trail in ohio. if romney loses ohio, he would have to win almost every other swing state to make it to the white house. the president knows that as well and spent tuesday in ohio and there criticked his performance in a radio interview, saying he had been too polite. the vice presidential debate is next. biden is an experienced debateer. >> he has been doing this 40 years. i hope to present people with a clear choice. >> ryan has been trying to down play expectations. voters believe he will do better than biden. you can watch the debate here on channel 9 at 9:00 and we will stream it on our website, wusa9.com, and follow the notion of us -- blogs of usa debaters. and we'll check the facts with our fact checking team. >>> were they lies or untruths? whatever was said by the state department following the embassy in ben gaze is not true and some tough talking members of congress want to know if there was a coverup. here are
Oct 9, 2012 1:35am EDT
, these are key indicators to how severe the concussion is. >>> a new poll is out tonight showing mitt romney ahead in the race for president. all this following last thursday's debate. according to the pew research center, 49% of likely voters are favoring romney. 45% like president obama. just last month, romney was trailing obama by 9 points and of course, as we just mentioned, now he's ahead. romney told cadets at the virginia military institute he will strengthen america's defense as commander-in-chief. he also said president obama has failed to lead on the world stage, especially in the middle east. >> it's clear that the risk of conflict in the region is higher now than when the president took office. >> romney said he would work to stablize the new government in libya and egypt and help to arm syrian rebels trying to overthrow the regime. >> as long as i am commander-in- chief we will sustain the strongest military the world has ever known. >> neither of the presidential candidates or their running mates served in the military. this is the first election in which that's happene